Daf Trucks UK MD Ray Ashworth is to retire after 48 years in the UK truck industry. He will be succeeded by Robin Easton, MD of the India division of Daf parent Paccar. Easton (below) has held his position for two years and will take over the reins on 2 April. Ashworth (above) has been MD at the truck manufacturer, which has held a 30% market share in the 6-tonnes GVW and above category, since March 2009. He was formerly […]
Office supplies company Lyreco UK has placed an order with Burnt Tree for almost 60 light commercial vehicles.
CM Downton has placed a £9m order for 120 Daf XF 460s.
DBC Foodservice had no vehicle assets despite having 230 of them when it went under in March, as its fleet was run on a contract-hire basis. The £300m turnover company supplied some of the best known cafes, restaurants and bars on the high Street including Caffé Nero, Prezzo, Loch Fyne and vodka bar chain Revolution. DBC’s fleet of mainly Dafs delivered 8,000 multi-temperature products to customers each year. However, after attempts to sell the business earlier this year failed, administrator […]